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Miss River Creel Survey underway

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Hey folks just to let you all know, The DNR is doing a Creel or angler survey between St. Cloud and Coon Rapids Dams.

All they need is information and a little bit of your time. We are trying to assess the effectiveness of the 12-20" protected slot limit on smallies. We did one back in '92 and '97 so this should help us out big time in figuring out how pressure, harvest, regulation compliance and angler demographics have changed.

Thanks for your support. So please help us out. grin.gif

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Don't freak out if this boat comes roaring at you, the dog didn't bite him so he's OK.

He's just doing his job with the creel survey.

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Good thing SH talks dog or he wouldn't have got much information from Suzie, she's under 12 so she don't need a licence, thats not his job to ask anyway. smile.gif

That's Suzies rod stuck in a dock pipe, SH uses an elecro boat when he fishes during working hours. blush.gifblush.gif

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Good deal, I will look forward to seeing you out there! Are the past surveys on the DNR website?

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Good deal, I will look forward to seeing you out there! Are the past surveys on the DNR website?


Well the last creel survey was in 97. I could scan and convert to pdf if we receive requests. Other than that we have all the electrofishing and telemetry data available on the Montrose area Fisheries site... Montrose Area Fisheries site

Hope this helps. grin.gif

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